Students join adult student society

May 09, 2011

Thirty-two outstanding adult students from the area were inducted into the Penn State York Chapter (Eta Xi Chapter) of Alpha Sigma Lambda during ceremonies 6 p.m. Friday, May 6, in the Community Room of the Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center. Alpha Sigma Lambda is a national honor society that recognizes the unique achievements demonstrated by adult students in higher education programs. Students inducted into the organization must have a grade-point average of 3.2 or higher.

Penn State York began a chapter in 1991 to recognize the accomplishments of its growing adult student population. The adult student population at the campus is about 30 percent.

Those students inducted are:  Daniel J. Andrews, Mount Joy, Pa.; Rollin W. Apgar, Glen Rock, Pa.; Bilal Ariturk, Enola, Pa.; Christopher E. Balderson, Red Lion, Pa.; Tamazine T. Brooks, Shiremanstown, Pa.; Joseph M. Cabrera, York, Pa.; Jeffrey D. Cass, Dover, Pa.; Rose M. Devlin, York, Pa.; Bryan Ebaugh, Fawn Grove, Pa.; Johan Erimee, Mechanicsburg, Pa.; Brian A. Eshleman, Hanover, Pa.; Karen S. Fink, Lititz, Pa.; Christine S. Frederick, Brogue, Pa.; Christina B. Funkhouser, Hanover, Pa.; Patricia A. Garcia, York, Pa.; Darren L. Higginbotham, Lancaster, Pa.; James M. Houser, Hanover, Pa.; Rhonda J. Johnson, York, Pa.; Danielle M. Kern, York, Pa.; Krista L. Klinedinst, Dallastown, Pa.; Jessica A. Kuhns, Columbia, Pa.; Michael D. Livinghouse, Red Lion, Pa.; Deborah S. Messerly, York, Pa.; Christina D. Miller, Red Lion, Pa.; Sheldon L. Mumma, McConnellsburg, Pa.; Diana L. Palmer, East Berlin, Pa.; Dixie L. Pennington, Crownsville, Md.; Ebony K. Ratleff, York, Pa.; Mindy M. Shepler, Manchester, Pa.; Wanda S. Steffy, Lancaster, Pa.; Emily M. Stinebaugh, Dover, Pa.; and Meher Tabassum, Red Lion, Pa.


  • Outstanding adult students were inducted into the Alpha Sigma Lambda chapter at Penn State York on May 6.

    IMAGE: Barbara Dennis

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Last Updated May 10, 2011